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  • Health and Wellness

    The Truth About Cancer Care

    How improved treatments and integrative healing modalities are helping patients More than 40 percent of men and women born today will be receive a cancer diagnosis at some time during their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. The news can be life-changing and reactions vary. After ...

    • Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
  • Scripps in the News

    FM Jazz 88 Previews In Concert for Cancer, Set for Sept. 8

    Contemporary jazz pioneer Jeff Lorber was interviewed Aug. 19 on FM Jazz 88 to discuss his Sept. 8 performance at In Concert for Cancer 2012, presented by United Healthcare. His band, Jeff Lorber Fusion featuring Eric Marienthal, will open for funk legends The Family Stone on the flight deck of the ...

    • Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
  • Patient Stories

    Scripps Patient Rips Cancer Like So Many Local Waves

    There’s a term to describe what happens to surfers when they’re unable to paddle out beyond the breaking waves. They’re caught inside. Lifelong surfer Andy Hutchison seldom has been caught inside. But he remembers experiencing a similar feeling on dry land. In 2003, the athletic 35-year-old was ...

  • News

    In Concert for Cancer Presented by UnitedHealthcare Sept. 8

    Legendary funk recording artists The Family Stone – featuring original members of Sly and the Family Stone – will headline In Concert for Cancer presented by UnitedHealthcare on Saturday, Sept. 8, on the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum. Concert proceeds will benefit cancer survivorship programs ...

    • Thursday, August 16th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    It’s Cancer. Now What?

    In the United States, 45 percent of men and 38 percent of women will at some point in their life receive a cancer diagnosis. Receiving that news is the first step of a journey into cancer survivorship—a journey that can be challenging. “As a cancer nurse navigator, I help people get access to the ...

    • Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
  • News

    U.S. News & World Report Ranks Scripps Among Nation’s Best For Heart Care 2012

    Quality heart care at Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla ranked 35th in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery in 2012-2013

  • News

    Jazz Pioneers Added to Lineup of In Concert for Cancer Sept. 8

    Acclaimed jazz recording artists Jeff Lorber Fusion featuring Eric Marienthal have been added as the opening act for the second annual In Concert for Cancer 2012 on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. on the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum. The concert will be headlined by funk legends and Rock & ...

    • Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
  • News

    July 18 Program to Clarify Confusion About Prostate Cancer Screenings

    To help clarify public confusion about prostate cancer screenings, Scripps Health will host a free educational program, “Prostate Cancer Screening: The Other Side of the Story” on Wednesday, July 18, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Schaetzel Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Scripps is ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Cancer Survivor Shares Healing Power of Music on KUSI-TV

    Scripps breast cancer survivor Sue Palmer appeared on the KUSI Morning News June 9 for a rousing boogie woogie piano performance. Sue says her love of music played a big role in her recovery from cancer 10 years ago — and she performed for the hundreds of people who attended Cancer Survivors ...

  • Patient Stories

    Scripps Helps Keep Cop’s Cancer Under Arrest

    During his 25 years on the force, San Diego Police Officer Christopher Smith has come face to face with criminals of all sorts. The strong and steady demeanor Smith forged in the line of duty has also served him well in his battle with cancer. In 2004, Smith was diagnosed with colon cancer and had ...